Environmental Health Officer

Job No: WSC2542
Location: Sale, VIC

Environmental Health Officer
Position No. 145

Permanent full-time
Band 6 $76,104 - $82,838 per annum plus 9.5% statutory superannuation

Wellington Shire Council seeks to appoint a full time Environmental Health Officer who can provide environmental health management services that maintain and improve the liveability, health and safety of the community. The officer will be responsible for conducting assessments, inspections and participating in environmental health monitoring and the provision of relevant educational programs.

To be successful, you will be a qualified Environmental Health Officer and have the ability to apply legislation across the environmental health field. In addition to this, you will have well developed communication, negotiation and customer service skills which will assist you when liaising with clients regarding a diverse range of environmental health issues.

If you are a committed Environmental Health professional and are keen to make a real difference to the environmental and public health in the community, we are eager to receive your application.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Tertiary qualification in Health Science or equivalent.
  • Accountable for meeting the legislation objective of the role
  • High level of analysis of a range of options when determining recommendations for inspections and registrations.
  • Extensive experience in inspection, review and approvals of septic tanks, food and micrological sampling, undertaking investigations, planning and regulatory processes as they relate to Environmental Health.
  • Excellent communication skills, relationship management and negotiation skills.

Why Wellington?
We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

Don’t just listen to us, here’s what our staff say:

‘Proud to be a Wellington Shire employee.’
‘Great organisation, passionate and highly motivated staff – pleasure to be part of it.’
‘Perhaps the most collegial, friendly organisation I have joined.’
‘It was a good life choice to come and work with the team at Wellington.’

We acknowledge we couldn’t do it without great people. We offer a rewarding culture of innovation and continued learning; and a collaborative, supportive environment.

Why not Wellington?

About Wellington
Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality. Its 10,924m2 extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is a 2.5 hour drive east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent sporting, educational, and recreational facilities. Visit www.saleandwellingtonshire.com.au to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

How to Apply
Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 15 October 2017.

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.

You will be prompted to respond to the key selection criteria and upload your Resume via our website http://wellington.applynow.net.au/.

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